Companies on the 2021 Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest List Employed More Than 43,000 People
Inc. Magazine today revealed that Impact Networking, a leading managed services provider, is number 244 on its 2021 Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the Midwest economy’s most dynamic segment — its independent small businesses.
Impact Networking CEO Frank Cucco described the recognition. “We are honored to be featured on this esteemed list of the Midwest’s fastest-growing companies. Securing the 244th position is a testament to the growing need for Impact’s seamless set of services and business solutions that work together to drive operational excellence for our customers, as well as the longtime dedication of our team.” In 2020, Impact ranked 246th on this list.
The companies on this list show stunning growth rates across all industries in the 12 Midwest states. Between 2017 and 2019, these 250 private companies had an average growth rate of 199 percent and, in 2019 alone, they employed more than 43,000 people and added more than $11 billion to the Midwest economy. Companies based in the Chicago, Detroit and Cincinnati areas brought in the highest revenue overall.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, metro area and other criteria, can be found at https://www.inc.com/inc5000/regionals/midwest starting March 16, 2021.
“This list proves the power of companies in Midwest states no matter the industry,” says Inc. editor-in-chief Scott Omelianuk. “The impressive revenues and growth rates prove the insight and diligence of CEOs, and that these businesses are here to stay.”
More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Regionals
The 2021 Inc. 5000 Regionals are ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2017 and 2019. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2017. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit and independent — not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies — as of December 31, 2019. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2017 is $100,000; the minimum for 2019 is $1 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons.
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